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Energy Economics - Student Research Project (EW-PJS) (Energy Economics - Student Research Project)



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Seit SoSe 2021

Fakultät VII

H 33

Institut für Volkswirtschaftslehre und Wirtschaftsrecht

37311500 FG Volkswirtschaftlehre, insb. Wirtschafts- und Infrastrukturpolitik

Hirschhausen, Christian

Weibezahn, Jens

POS-Nummer PORD-Nummer Modultitel
120550 30421 Energy Economics - Student Research Project

Learning Outcomes

The participants work in groups to prepare a project and work independently to examine current issues in the international energy industry. The aim is for the students to gain the knowledge and methodology required to complete the assignment mainly through their group work. The module requires students to complete a project paper including a final presentation, thereby gaining skills in giving presentations and lecturing.


The module covers a current issue in the international energy industry. As well as working out the conditions, the students also carry out a numerical modelling task as the basis for the analysis of the topic.

Module Components


All Courses are mandatory.

Course Name Type Number Cycle Language SWS VZ
Energy Economics - Student Research Project PJ 71 150 L 1549 WS/SS English 4

Workload and Credit Points

Energy Economics - Student Research Project (PJ):

Workload description Multiplier Hours Total
Class attendance 15.0 4.0h 60.0h
Class preparation and follow-up 15.0 4.0h 60.0h
Preparation of project report and presentation 1.0 240.0h 240.0h
360.0h(~12 LP)
The Workload of the module sums up to 360.0 Hours. Therefore the module contains 12 Credits.

Description of Teaching and Learning Methods

Student Research Project/Seminar

Requirements for participation and examination

Desirable prerequisites for participation in the courses:

Knowledge in the area of Energy Economics and Operations Research.

Mandatory requirements for the module test application:

No information

Module completion



Type of exam

Portfolio examination

Type of portfolio examination

100 points in total



Test elements

Name Points Categorie Duration/Extent
Project report 80 written max 50 p.
Defense of the work in a colloquium 20 oral 30 min./group

Grading scale

Test description (Module completion)

The portfolio examination consists of the following elements, adding up to a maximum of 100 credits. The grading follows the joint conversion key of the School of Economics and Management (decision of the school's council dated May 28, 2014 - FKR VII-4/8-28.05.2014).

Duration of the Module

The following number of semesters is estimated for taking and completing the module:
1 Semester.

This module may be commenced in the following semesters:
Winter- und Sommersemester.

Maximum Number of Participants

The maximum capacity of students is 24.

Registration Procedures

Participation in this module requires no registration.

Recommended reading, Lecture notes

Lecture notes

Availability:  unavailable

Electronical lecture notes

Availability:  unavailable


Recommended literature
No recommended literature given.

Assigned Degree Programs

This module is used in the following Degree Programs (new System):

Verwendungen (2)
Studiengänge: 2 Stupos: 2 Erstes Semester: SoSe 2021 Letztes Semester: offen

This moduleversion is used in the following modulelists:

Verwendungen (3)
Studiengänge: 1 Stupos: 1 Erstes Semester: SoSe 2021 Letztes Semester: SoSe 2022


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